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Requests for Calendar Year 2015

Summary of Requests

Fiscal Year Requests Total Breakdown of Request Results
2015 21
  • Granted: 5
  • Granted/Denied in part: 6
  • Denied: 5
  • Withdrawn: 4
  • Appealed: 1
  • Other*: 1
Key: *Other -- No records exist or request sent to wrong agency

 

Right To Know Requests

 

RTKL Number Date Received by PGCB RTKL Office Information Requested Decision Notes
2015-001 1/6/2015 Communications sent to the Cat 3 license applicants pertaining to the directive of the Board issued on 1/21/09, that new financial date be submitted by the Cat 3 license applicants, and responses including financial data and any and all related correspondence between the applicants and the Board concerning said directive. Denied Records are confidential. Appealed. APPEAL WITHDRAWN.
2015-002 1/29/2015 Any and all correspondence of any kind regarding this "RTKL event" (2015-001) described in our request, even if this was limited to cover letters, emails, and such. Granted in part/Denied in part Documents were provided to the requester and confidential information in the documents was redacted.
2015-003 2/10/2015 Documents related to PGCB Motion 2011-333 re: Greenscape Landscape Contractors, Inc. being added to the Prohibited GSP list; the reason for it being added as a prohibited provider; any supporting documents for this determination; and the parties served with notice of same. Granted in part/Denied in part Filings were sent to the requester with the exception of confidential documents.
2015-004 2/23/2015 Number of applicants (annually) that the PGCB submitted to the PA DOR Bureau of Compliance for a tax compliance status check conducted through the Revenue Integrated Clearance System (RICS). Provide the total number of potential gaming applicants that the PGCB submitted to the DOR and/or RICS for tax years ending 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014. Denied Did not request a record, however PGCB provided information
2015-005 3/11/2015 All applications and renewal applications submitted for Chester Downs and Marina, LLC and Harrah's Chester Downs Management Company, LLC with exhibits as well as Principal Entity forms; Key Employee applications and renewals for various individuals as well as Principal applications and renewals for a few key employees. Withdrawn  
2015-006 3/16/2015 All applications and renewal apps submitted for Chester Downs and Marina, LLC and Harrah's Chester Downs Management Company, LLC (specific schedules & appendices); and all orders or other process issued by the PGCB addressing, ruling upon or otherwise disposing of applications for specific key employees. Granted in part/Denied in part Documents were sent to the requester with the exception of confidential documents, which were redacted.
2015-007 4/7/15 Verify if an individual is the same person that has been excluded and issued a Board Order by the PGCB. Denied Did not request a record however PGCB provided information.
2015-008 4/14/15 Name and address and contact Telephone number for individual identified as "Fluffy" in PA State Police Victim/Witness Form. Denied Requester asked a question-not an official RTKL request.
2015-009 4/20/15 1. Documents reflecting the Board's approval of licenses for all gaming entities, suppliers and manufacturers; 2. All regulations issued by the Board designed to ensure the integrity of gaming in PA. Granted Gave documents in response to #1. PGCB asked for payment for #2 before sending documents but also gave cite to regulations.
2015-010 5/12/15 When and how did the PGCB learn an individual's offer of employment was rescinded from the Meadows. Granted Provided requester with documents.
2015-011 7/6/2015 (1) Provide the detailed Equity Ownership Report for each Pa. licensed Gaming Race Track/Casino Operators and Owner. In the report, please detail the percentage amount of ownership of the Black or Minority or Women owner for each licensed Race track/Casino, their name, address and how long they have retained that ownership. (2) Also....please provide what penalties and fines that have been accessed to each Pa. licensed Race Track/Casino Operator and Owners for not meeting this part of the Diversity Participation requirement. Denied No records responsive to request.
2015-012 8/27/2015 All documents referring or relating to any horse-racing and/or gaming licenses, whether granted or not, regarding Valley View Downs Racetrack & Casino, including, but not limited to (i) all documents submitted by any third-party to the PGCB regarding such licenses; and (ii) all documents submitted by the PGCB to any third-party regarding such licenses. Withdrawn  
2015-013 9/3/15 (1) Application for horse-racing and/or gaming licenses …..re: Valley View Downs, ….(i) all documents submitted by Valley View Downs LP and/or any of its related entities to the PGCB and or BIE in connection with the license application; (ii) all documents submitted by the PGCB to Valley View Downs and/or any of its related entities in connection with the license application; and (iii) all PGCB internal memoranda, correspondence, emails and notes regarding the license application; (iv) all public input received by the PGCB and BIE regarding the license application and (v) all public hearing transcripts regarding the license application. (2) All communications between the PGCB on one end, and Valley View and/or any of its related entities, on the other end, referring or relating in any way to the license application for Valley View Downs. Granted in part/Denied in part Requester was referred to the PGCB’s website for Valley View Downs public documents and others documents were sent with the exception of confidential documents, which were redacted.
2015-014 9/14/15 Copies of the complaint for revocation, any evidence or documents submitted or filed in support of the complaint for revocation, order of revocation, and/or findings, appeal and decision/order on appeal, and any other documentation associated with or related to a proceeding to revoke Non-gaming Registration issued February 6, 2008. Granted in Part/Denied in Part Documents were sent to the requester with the exception of confidential documents which were redacted.
2015-015 9/16/15 1. Information related to current network usage, speed and spend: what is the MPLS/network bandwidth currently being used at this agency; what is annual MPLS/network spend for this agency? when is your network contract/purchasing agreement set to expire? 2. Information related to current internet usage, speed and spend: what is the internet bandwidth currently being used at this agency; what is the annual internet spend for this agency and when is your internet contract/purchasing agreement set to expire? Withdrawn  
2015-016 10/1/15 A copy of individual's disciplinary/enforcement action. Send the final order(s), consent order(s), complaint(s), allegation(s), decision(s), and statement of issues for all disciplinary and/or enforcement action(s) against the above agent/agency. Granted Information was provided to requestor.
2015-017 10/19/15 Any emails, either received or sent, between a lawyer with the PGCB and a Dauphin County Judge or the Dauphin County district attorney or DA’s staff which contains matter not excepted by 65 P.S. 708 (investigative or otherwise excepted or protected) Denied No records responsive to request.
2015-018 11/24/15 All records for persons surnamed Cummings listed as Principals or Employees of Mt. Airy #1, LLC; seeking all records for person listed as Tom Cummings listed as Principals or Employees of Mt. Airy #1, LLC; Seeking all records for person listed as Thomas P. Cummings listed as Principals or Employees of Mt. Airy #1, LLC. Granted in Part/Denied in Part Responsive documents were sent to the requester. Confidential documents regarding individuals were denied pursuant to 4 Pa.C.S. § 1206(f).
2015-019 11/24/15 Records re: Licensed Entity Representatives for Mt. Airy #1, LLC. Specifically, records establishing the dates of application and approval, and/or entry of representation by William C. Costopoulos for Mt. Airy. Granted Information was provided to requestor.
2015-020 11/25/15 Any filings and/or requests related to condition one of the May 20, 2015 Order requiring Endeka to complete all requirements of licensure by November 20, 2015. Withdrawn  
2015-021 12/8/15 Copy of the Disciplinary Order for DEQ Systems Corp. Granted Information was provided to requestor.

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